More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
What to Watch: Thursday, August 26
Be moved by GLAAD Media Award Winning film A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story tonight, and lighten up with Austin & Santino later!
Thursday, August 26
6:00 pm PT/ 9:00 pm ET Degrassi, TeenNick (30 min) MID-SEASON FINALE PT. 2
The dance quickly turns disastrous, even though Holly J had planned otherwise. Will transgender student Adam and gay jock Riley have anyone to slow dance with?
8:00 pm Big Brother 12, CBS (1 hr) NEW
It’s time for another houseguest to get evicted tonight. Keep your fingers crossed that it’s not out houseguest Ragan!
8:00 pm A Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, Lifetime Movie Network (2 hrs) REPEAT
Don’t miss this GLAAD Media Award winning film based on the life of transgender teen Gwen Araujo, the victim of murder fueled by hate. Scenes depicting her murder trial are intertwined with stories of her life.
9:00 pm Project Runway, Lifetime (90 min) NEW
The designers, including out designers A.J., Casanova, Christopher, Michael, and Mondo are divided into teams to come up with a look that accents some of 2010’s trendiest hairdos.
10:30 pm On the Road with Austin & Santino, Lifetime (1 hr) NEW
Out and outlandish designers Austin and Santino create a wedding look for a couple whose date was delayed after the groom’s deployment for Iraq.
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